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www.reference.com/article/venous-reflux-b5097e8827dc3c67

Venous reflux is a disease in which the valves that control the flow of blood in the veins in the legs do not properly close, allowing for the backwards flow of blood to the legs, according to Sapheon. This condition afflicts more than 30 million people in the United St...

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Venous ulcers are open sores or wounds that do not heal or keep coming back, forming lower than the knee, on the inside part of the leg, notes ClevelandClinic.org. Patients with history of swelling in the legs, varicose veins or blood clots in veins commonly develop the...

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Venous ablation is a procedure where laser or radio-frequency energy cauterizes or burns dilated veins, according to RadiologyInfo.org. This closes and seals the veins. The procedure is used cosmetically, but it is most often used to relieve pain, inflammation, ulcers a...

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Venous insufficiency is a condition where the flow of blood from the legs to the heart is impaired. The most common causes of venous insufficiency are deep vein thrombosis and varicose veins, according to Cleveland Clinic.

www.reference.com/article/venous-skin-ulcers-59822d398927915e

Venous skin ulcers are skin wounds that result from venous insufficiency, which is a condition in which blood in the leg veins fails to flow back to the heart due to damaged valves, according to WebMD. These wounds are shallow in nature and typically attack the lower le...

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Venous leg ulcers are shallow wounds that occur when the veins in the leg do not send blood back to the heart properly, according to WebMD. This condition is known as venous insufficiency, and one result is ulcers that form between the calf and ankle, along the sides of...

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Venous ablation is a surgical procedure in which the focused application of a small amount of heat closes up a damaged or abnormally functioning vein, according to the Dotter Interventional Institute. The procedure treats venous reflux.